[Clipart] clipart Digest, Vol 47, Issue 12
johnny_automatic at mac.com
Fri Feb 8 06:12:09 PST 2008
> Message: 4
> Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2008 21:10:17 -0800 (PST)
> From: rygle <pittos at post.com>
> Subject: Re: [Clipart] No pictures?
> To: clipart at lists.freedesktop.org
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> Teodor-Toma Silvestru Muntean wrote:
>> Clipart must be SVG (vector art) not embeded or linked bitmap (the
>> cross is a linked bitmap object - it can't be show because the
>> bitmap file
>> can not be find by the source-line, if you make the bitmap EMBEDED
>> pictures will display, but ISN'T valid clipart, AGAIN the files
>> must be
> I think you'll find the problem is that Inkscape just doesn't embed
> bitmaps by default. Embedding bitmaps is not ideal because it makes
> a large
> file, however it is possible.
> I added a section to the Inkscape FAQ just recently to explain this,
> and to
> offer some solutions. See
> Anyway, OCAL does have trouble uploading files over 500Kb, or so I
> That would probably make it hard to upload files that were too big,
> including images with embedded bitmaps.
All well and good, but it is against our policy to accept svg files
with embedded bitmap images. We'll mark them for cleanup. I believe
that file size is not what causes a file to fail on upload. it is
file complexity. The upload script times out on overly complex files.
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